Something to Howl About

Something to Howl About

Inspired by our unique human obsession with the moon, this lamp design brings the natural occurrence of the moon’s ever-changing cycle into the comfort of home. The Moon lamp’s sliding cover can be adjusted to reveal more or less light depending on need. The full spectrum, from a sliver of a crescent to a full moon, is available to always achieve the perfect glow.

0 Designer: Anil Ercan

Personalized Solar Flare

Personalized Solar Flare

The Solar Loop is a lamp that harnesses solar energy to work. The solar cells are integrated in a very fashionable way, giving the lamp a very kitsch feel. I love the way you can casually hang multiple Loops on a tree, giving them a very ethereal vibe. I reckon a better option than LEDs, especially they will work even through power failures.

0 Designer: Jang Eun Hyuk

Math Made Pretty

Math Made Pretty

If the shape looks familiar (maybe even scary!), it’s because the Paraboloid Lamp takes the striking shape of the hyperbolic geometric surface you probably saw in your algebra classes. A single globe is nestled in the center of a saddle-like grid of skew lines, creating a diffused glow that moves with the elegant curvature of the structure and peeks through the rhomboidal spaces. The version pictured here teeters on a solid base but flipped it might make an interesting pendant centerpiece.

0 Designer: Fernando Molas Garcia

Smart Streetlight

Smart Streetlight

Smart design meets urban light in this minimal LED street lamp design by Igor Solovyov. The steel and aluminum-cast lamp reaches upward with just a slight curve at the top; enough to cast a bright light to the sidewalk without overly-obstructing the view of the sky above. A cluster of large and small multidirectional LEDs ensure light is dispersed as efficiently as possible to the area below. 

0 Designer: Igor Solovyov

Go Nutty for this Lamp

Go Nutty for this Lamp

The Acorn by Vasiliy Butenko transforms an ordinary cotton rope into an attractive, simple and inexpensive pendant lamp. The construction process is quick and easy an only requires the rope, a bottle and a bonding agent. The rope is wound around the bottle creating layers that don’t require an internal frame. Bright LEDs provide concentrated light that won’t burn the cotton. In a number of dark colors, it’s both soft and masculine.

0 Designer: Vasiliy Butenko

Home-Grown Lighting

Home-Grown Lighting

The latest in a trend of garden & light combinations, the Aura lamp is an experiment in interactive objects that combines nature, water & light in a unique design that strengthens the bond between object & user by changing color with a simple touch of the plant’s leaves. The system uses an aluminum base with LED RGB modules that shine through the glass container. By touching the plant the user grounds the system & activates color changes, power & light intensity.

0 Designer: Viktor Alexander Kölbig

Inverted Illumination

Inverted Illumination

Unlike most desk lamp designs with shades that open in the direction of the light, the Flower Barb features a combination of sleek plates that extend backward from the apex. At the center point is a focused LED that’s perfect for working under. The result is a sort of floral aesthetic with a surprising, directional light; however, I’d love to see the 4 plates able to be adjusted in the opposite direction so the user can switch between ambient glow and focused light.

0 Designer: Michael Samoriz

Latent Lighting

Latent Lighting

Though it’s quite simple, the Elagone lamp is remarkably versatile. An ultra-thin LED strip lines the inner core, diffusing the bright light into a warm, subtle glow that’s reflected off its solid oak surface. The design can be positioned upright or horizontal and turned to achieve the desired effect. It’s inconspicuous, organic aesthetic make it a functional accessory to any desktop.

0 Designer: Elomax Agency

Stark Street Lamp

Stark Street Lamp

This LED street lamp design is centered around 3 compact, flat, versatile LED modules that have a minimal impact on the visible skyline. The modules can be raised and lowered depending on necessity and are easily replaceable for quick maintenance. The minimal design is a nice alternative to today’s dull street lamp styles and is applicable to a variety of installations from sidewalks to racetracks.

0 Designer: Felix Runde

Glowing Gardens

Glowing Gardens

I’m not a huge fan of terrariums or clustered pendant lamps on their own, but combine the two ideas and I’m on board! The 38 Series was developed from a technique where glass spheres are blown and then a multitude of cavities are introduced into them, intentionally intersecting and colliding within the sphere. Some of the cavities serve as planters with soil and others house lighting for a one-of-a-kind garden/light hybrid.

0 Designer: BOCCI

Lighting with Balls

Lighting with Balls

The KUGL light transforms the idea of lighting in the form of stationary objects into a mobile system of induction-charged units with an adorably unorthodox globe shape. Each ball features a flat, magnetic surface on it’s lower hemisphere that allows it to be mounted on any metal surface and twisted to achieve the desired directional light. After use, simply throw it on the docking station until it’s needed again. Genius!

0 Designer: Adrian Gögl

Delight Lamp

Delight Lamp

Delight Lamp is a kitchen lamp that creates an intimate illumination for folks who enjoy homemade meal together with friends. As Xiao explains, “The design is generated based on people’s sensorial stimulation and behavioral demands.” The lights are controlled by a mobile app that allows you to control the intensity, color, direction as well as height of the illumination and creates a comfy atmosphere.

0 Designer: Tianyu Xiao

Triplicity

Triplicity

Its name might not make sense until you take a closer look at Lamp3′s wood legs, metal shades, and LED panels. If you’re still not catching on, it’s time to get your peepers checked! The concept is almost too simple, but it’s quite nice to look at.

0 Designer: Luís Porém